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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The "hotel" is located in a complex of temples. Beautiful, isolated and quiet. The trickiest part is how to get here. The best option is taking a taxi from Oji station, there is no JR reaching to this place, so the closest you will get...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

What a fantastic experience we had. This is a stay at a Buddhist temple that has a side operation running an inn. It is not the other way around. Commerce is not the main motivation here; spirituality is. That is to say, it was an...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 31 October 2016

First of all, you stay here because of it's location. Nothing else. The building smells of old cigarettes, the rooms are simple, there is toilet in the hallway and a public bath in the basement. But, this is an temple in. The building is at...More

Thank Cathinka H
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I travelled here for a few days with my son, during a short trip through Japan, and we very much enjoyed being at this place. It is truly unique, as it is directly connected with a Buddhist monastery, and among a series of syncretistic temples...More

1  Thank Moritz73
Reviewed 21 August 2016

As another reviewer said, this was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Japan. This temple, on Mount Shigi-san, is very accommodating and modernized enough for Westerners. We had a very large corner room with a beautiful view of the wooded valley, so...More

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Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Ikoma-gun > Heguri-cho
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"corner rooms, most certainly choose the dinner option"
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